Berry Porridge


  • ½ cup rolled oats (uncooked)*
  • ½ cup hot water
  • ½ cup milk of choice, + extra to serve
  • 1 cup berries (fresh or frozen, defrosted)
  • ½ x tsp vanilla extract/essence
  • Optional: Honey OR Maple Syrup
  • Optional: 1 x scoop of whey protein


  • Combine oats, water, milk, vanilla, honey & protein in a large bowl (to avoid any overflowing mishaps!);
  • Cook on high in the microwave for 5-6mins until it is thick and creamy;
  • Serve porridge in a bowl with a little extra cold milk if needed. Top with sweetener of your choice and berries.

To cook on stovetop, combine oats, water, milk and vanilla in a saucepan and simmer on low-medium heat for 5-10mins – stirring continuously to avoid any overflow or sticking!

Gluten free adaptable:
*Choose gluten free oats or quinoa flakes.

FODMAP adaptable:
Choose a low FODMAP milk (e.g lactose free).
Choose low FODMAP berries (e.g mix of strawberries, raspberries and blueberries).
Choose maple syrup instead of honey.